Photo © IMJ, by David Harris, Peter Lanyi, Zev Radovan, Nahum Slapak, Mariana Zalzberger
Shallow ribbed bowl
Eastern Mediterranean
1st century BCE
Sagged light bluish green mold-made glass
H: 3.8; Diam: 12.8; Thickness 2.5 cm
Gift of Binyanei Ha'uma, Jerusalem
Accession number: 72.61.208
Fragments of translucent monochrome bowls decorated with wheel-cut grooves and ribs have been discovered at almost every site in Israel, attesting to the fact that they were probably among the first type manufactured locally.

Israeli, Yael, Ancient Glass in the Israel Museum: The Eliahu Dobkin Collection and Other Gifts, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel, 2003

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir